Electrifying Le Mans
Nissan will fill Garage 56 with an electric car in 2014, By Gary Watkins
Nissan is to race at the Le Mans 24 Hours with an all-electric car next season. The Japanese manufacturer has been awarded the so-called 'Garage 56' grid slot at the famous race reserved for an experimental, environmentally friendly car. Nissan boss Carlos Goshn described the forthcoming electric...
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1000mph on land — that's what the team behind the Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record car hopes to achieve in 2014.
It's a massive target, as any of the Bloodhound team will tell you. The current record, which was set by Thrust SSC in 1997, is 763mph. However, the extra 237mph needed to break the 1000mph barrier means employing...